Promoting business, advocacy, community and economic development while serving as a catalyst for improving the quality of life in our community and region
May 7, 2019
Hot Topic of the Week:
It's National Small Business Week, and We're Declaring May "Social Media Month!"
This is your chance to GET CONNECTED to what's happening online while you're busy running your empire. We have three FREE social media sessions this month, designed to help you put your social skills to maximum use.

Win Prizes By Using Social Media to Promote Local Businesses!
How to Participate

- Stop by our office for some I'm Here cards
- Take a photo or video when you visit the small business
- Create a public post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and use the 3 designated hashtags
- Every post AND every share or RT between now and May 11 will earn you one entry into a drawing to be held May 17 for $500 worth of prizes, including passes to Pole Position, a Glen Ivy gift card & more!
We are SO excited to support this year’s National Small Business Week (May 5-11), by participating in the second annual Clash of the Chambers, a community business-focused competition sponsored by Excelerate America.

We are going head-to-head with chambers nationwide to see who can visit the most local enterprises.

There's still time for you to nominate a small business. Follow along with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #ChamberClash2019 #CoronaChamber #SmallBusinessWeek and #ImHere, and help us come out victorious! We earn points for every SHARE and RETWEET.

YOU can win a prize pack valued at $500 for helping us! See "how to participate" for details! The BUSINESS with the most shares will win an article in Corona Business News!
Good Morning, Corona is Where Business Leaders Converge
Every month, business leaders converge at Good Morning, Corona to make connections and take action. Join us next Friday, May 17 for an unforgettable morning, and avoid the stress of potentially missing out on a $10,000 handshake. This month we will have Riverside County District Attorney Michael A. Hestrin providing us with an update.

Save $5 with your paid RSVP by this Friday, May 10. Click here to register

Thank you to Corona Regional Medical Center for sponsoring this meeting. Interested in becoming a future sponsor? Click here for the available opportunities.
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Opportunity Drawing Supports Military Inclusion - and You Can WIN!
The Corona Chamber's annual Golf Classic returns Monday, May 20 ! Sponsorship opportunities are now open. We will be raffling off a custom Fender guitar with the Chamber logo or 125 gallons of gas from Downs Energy - winner's choice! Tickets are just $20, or you can get 30 tickets for $500 (5 free). Every 25 tickets sold allows 1 service member to attend the event and participate in the tournament. Click here to purchase a ticket.

Have you secured your foursome? If you'd like to golf, click here to register today. Help us sell this out!

You can also  contact Linda for your drawing tickets, sponsorships, auction items, or if you are an active duty military member who would like to golf.
Aquaponics Garden Breaks Ground
The 2018-2019 Executive Leadership Roundtable broke ground April 25 on a project that will address the hunger needs of students at Orange Grove High School by building an Aquaponics Garden. This sustainable project will be run by students, teaching them how to grow their own food, arming them with an essential skill for their future. Mark your calendar for the official ribbon cutting on May 17 !

Click here to read the article. Click here to donate to the cause.
Corona Business News Keeps You up to Date
The May/June issue of Corona Business News is out now, and you can also view it online !

From information about the 8th Annual Women's Leadership Conference to highlights on business leaders in our community, a recycling mandate for employers, possible reuse of the Corona Armory building and more, we've got you covered.

The online edition also now offers an audio version of each article. Check it out today !
All Businesses are Required to Display a 2019 Labor Law Poster. We've Got Your Back.
Don't be caught out of compliance! Fines can top $17,000. Secure your 2019 Labor Law posters now. Available in English and Spanish, laminated and non-laminated. 

Click here to order.
Leaders to Convene in Sacramento for Chamber's Annual Advocacy Summit on Behalf of Businesses
Reserve your spot now for the Corona Chamber's annual Sacramento Summit May 21-23 . Meet with key legislators about topics important to you and our business community. Registration fee includes meetings and some meals. Other meals, hotel, and transportation are the responsibility of the registrant. Click here for more details. Last chance to save with your paid RSVP by Thursday, May 16 .
Annual Memorial Mile March Honors Military
The Corona Chamber Foundation's 5th Annual Memorial Mile March is coming Saturday, May 25 and is a family event for the whole community. Pre-registration is suggested but not required. This is a free event, though donations will be accepted.

We are honored to have WWII Veteran Norv Newhan (brother of Corona's own Ross Newhan) join us as our Grand Marshal!
Celebrating the Power & Passion of Women
Mark your calendars now for the 8th Annual Riverside County Women's Leadership Conference: Celebrating the Power and Passion of Women, Thursday, September 12, 2019 !

Sponsorship opportunities to showcase your business are now available.
Upcoming Chamber Programs
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Have you had new NET employment growth at your business since Sept. 2017? We want to recognize you! 

The next ceremony will take place May 15 at the City Council meeting.
Community Outreach
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7th Annual Industry Day 2019 is Coming Thursday, June 6
Connect with the NSWC Corona Division at their 7th Annual Industry Day! Join fellow business owners and entrepreneurs for a day of professional connections and useful information with the Naval Service Warfare Center’s Corona Division, the City of Corona, and Riverside Procurement Technical Assistance Center.


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Office Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment Sale Going on Now
We are sad to announce the May 18 closing of Office Depot, located at 1160 El Camino Ave. All of their merchandise and fixtures are for sale. This is an opportunity for small businesses and individuals to purchase gently used high quality fixtures, shelving, and equipment at greatly reduced prices, so hurry in for best selection! Ask for Darian or Dale for help with fixtures.
Member Highlights
New & Renewing Members

Have an associate who's not yet a member? Let us know who to contact, and we'll send you Chamber Bucks once they join, to thank you for the introduction! Email info@mychamber.org or call us at (951) 737-3350.
Executive Partners
For premium business exposure, contact Bobby about becoming a 2019 Executive Partner or Business Partner
(951) 733-1836
Corona Chamber | (951) 737-3350 | Email | www.MyChamber.org